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Why Eric Garner is the turning point Ferguson never was

Why Eric Garner is the turning point Ferguson never was

Articles | December 9 2014

Ferguson, Mo., has captured the nation's attention for the better part of the past four months. But in just a few short days in the national news, Eric Garner has become the political rallying point that Ferguson never has. A new poll shows...

Mediaxploitation: A Call for Unbiased Reporting on Boys and Men of Color

Mediaxploitation: A Call for Unbiased Reporting on Boys and Men of Color

Events | November 25 2014

Event Description: Media reporting on the Grand Jury decision regarding the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO, tended to focus on isolated instances of violence that erupted following the announcement of the jury’s decision.  Yet...

Statement from the National Collaborative for Health Equity on the Grand Jury Decision Regarding the Death of Michael Brown

Statement from the National Collaborative for Health Equity on the Grand Jury Decision Regarding the Death of Michael Brown

Statement | November 25 2014

The National Collaborative for Health Equity joins many other racial justice organizations around the nation in decrying the failure of the Grand Jury convened in the Michael Brown killing to indict Ferguson, MO police officer Darren Wilson, who was...

Equity Matters for Health Newsletter – November 2014
Community Health Assessment for Jefferson County

Community Health Assessment for Jefferson County

Articles, Publication | November 7 2014

The Jefferson County PLACE MATTERS team released their Community Health Assessment for Jefferson County and a Community Health Improvement Plan for Jefferson County with Work Plan. This amazing work that has been conducted since October 2013...

W.K. Kellogg Foundation Racial Equity Anchor’s Statement on Ferguson

W.K. Kellogg Foundation Racial Equity Anchor’s Statement on Ferguson

Articles, Statement | November 7 2014

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation's racial equity anchors released a statement on Ferguson. They stand in solidarity and awe of young activists fighting for...

For Boys, Present Laws Can’t Substitute for Absent fathers, and I Should Know

For Boys, Present Laws Can’t Substitute for Absent fathers, and I Should Know

Articles | November 4 2014

Son of a Saint is a support group for boys whose fathers are incarcerated or dead. At the organization’s annual gala Nov. 1, Hechinger Report columnist Andre Perry delivered a keynote speech in which he revealed that as a child, he faced the...

Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health Report

Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health Report

Articles, Publication | November 3 2014

The National Collaborative is proud to be one of 6 REACH Minority National Organizations (MNO) that collaborated on a report to share their experiences and provide...

Working Across Sectors to Solve Obesity

Working Across Sectors to Solve Obesity

Video | November 3 2014

Cook County Place Matters Team Presents at IOM Obesity Roundtable: Working Across Sectors to Solve Obesity. Watch the the...

In Minnesota, Thousands of Native Americans Protest Redskins Name

In Minnesota, Thousands of Native Americans Protest Redskins Name

Articles | November 2 2014

The National Collaborative stands with the National Congress of American Indians in calling for a change of the Washington Pro Football team name. This Washington Post article highlights the recent protest that took place in Minnesota. Use the...